Monday Dec 16, 2019
Design and Construction of Water Transmission Tunnel from Safa Dam to Kerman City
Project name: Design and Construction of Water Transmission Tunnel from Safa Dam to Kerman City
Completed
2018/09/29
2019/11/27
Manager

Kerman Regional Water Company                          

Goals
  • Lowering the city's dependence on underground resources for supplying its drinking water; 
  • Water supply from reliable water resources in partial fulfillment of Kerman's drinking water demand; 
  • Diverging the surplus water resources in excess of irrigation, drinking, and industrial demands. 
Schedule

Complementary Studies               

Executive Actions
  • Excavating a 19,000 m entrance tunnel by a TBM (Double Shield) at a positive slope from the entrance portal to the cavern where the machine was disassembled; 
  • Excavating an 18,857 m exit tunnel by a TBM (Double Shield) at a positive slope from the entrance portal to the cavern where the machine was disassembled;  
  • Excavating a 2589 m access tunnel with a negative 11.5% slope by the New Austrian Tunnel Method (NATM);
  • Excavating a cavern by the NATM for disassembling the TBM.
Geography Location

Rabor, South East of Kerman, Iran